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Olympic Trials PostponedThe Sail Canada Olympic Selection Committee recently informed the Canadian Sailing Team and the Canadian Development Squad that the second and final leg of the Olympic trials has been changed.

BOSS Sailing's Alex ThomsonNovember 28, 2020. After incurring damage to the starboard rudder of his boat, British sailor Alex Thomson has ceased racing in the Vendée Globe and is now sailing his boat towards Cape Town.

Spirit 44E Under SailDr Vincent Argiro, a retired technology entrepreneur living, sailing, racing, and exploring in British Columbia has recently taken deliver of his 13.4m (44ft) Spirit 44CR(e). Based on the Spirit cruiser racer (CR) design, the 44CR (e) was commissioned for an eco-conscious customer who set Spirit Yachts the goal of near total energy self-sufficiency.

Tim IrwinFor five decades the success of CORK can be directly attributed to people who gave so generously of their time and talent. Tim led the way. His dedication to CORK and the sport of sailing was in a class of its own.

Max ResA special edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club Time Over Distance series with Louay Habib talked to Alex Thomson just days before Alex and HUGO BOSS started the |2020 Vendée Globe. This is Alex Thomson’s fifth race and having come second last time, HUGO BOSS is one of the favourites.

Lyra AGM 2021LYRA has a long tradition of bringing Canadian and US sailors together for top level competition and camaraderie. As you know, that was not possible in 2020 so a program of events on separate sides of the border was assembled.

Sarah DouglasAfter eight months away from international competition, in late October I travelled to Gdansk, Poland to compete at the European Championships where I finished in 6th place. It was great to see this summer's training pay off and identify where to focus my efforts this winter. Now in quarantine, I am focusing on rest and recovery while planning out the next couple of months.

Sail Canada, working with partner, BC Sailing has announced a partnership with 19 Wing Comox’s HMCS Quadra military facility in Comox, British Columbia, helping the Canadian Sailing Team in their quest for Olympic success at the Tokyo Olympic Games scheduled for 2021.

 

 

NYYC Trails 2020 Terry Team WorkWith ten bullets in 12 races, Terry McLaughlin with his crew of John Millen and Andrew McTavish won the recent qualifying regatta in Toronto sending them to the 2021 edition of the New York Yacht Club Invitational.

Ontario 32 MainCUST “I have a J/32, do weeknight JAM races and thinking about LOSHR and some club point to point events and a few weekend trips to NOTL and hopefully a Thousand Islands tour next year.”